The stunning success of Donald Trump’s earned media strategy proves that social media and content marketing work when brands are willing to take risks.
Joel Benenson is the only pollster to help win three US presidential elections for Democrat candidates, first with Bill Clinton then twice with Barack Obama, and he hopes to win a fourth with Hillary Clinton in 2016. He tells Marketing Week how both brands and politicians can tap into the ‘hidden architecture’ of public opinion.
Donald Trump has succeeded in appealing to voters’ emotions during the US presidential campaign, but marketers should not rush to copy the tycoon’s tactics.
Rather than letting Covid-19 put it off its stride, UKTV is investing in a major brand repositioning project as it looks to get match fit for the post-lockdown world.
The Zoological Society of London, which owns London and Whipsnade zoos, is hoping a two-pronged marketing strategy focused on families and fellows can help it attract the donations it needs to survive the coronavirus crisis.
It’s not enough to create content to lure sales leads, you need to understand how warm they are and to tailor their journey to their interests.
A total of seven brands have been nominated for Brand of the Year, with the winner to be announced at the Marketing Week Masters awards in September.